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Meaning of La Hawla.....

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As Salaam Aleikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh.  (May Allah's Peace, Mercy and Blessings be upon all of you)


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Could not find the meaning of La Havla Walakuwata ila bilahi aleel azim


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Meaning of La hawla…

In the name of Allah, We praise Him, seek His help and ask for His forgiveness. Whoever Allah guides none can misguide, and whoever He allows to fall astray, none can guide them aright. We bear witness that there is no one (no idol, no person, no grave, no prophet, no imam, no dai, nobody!) worthy of worship but Allah Alone, and we bear witness that Muhammad (saws) is His slave-servant and the seal of His Messengers.


Anas reported that the Prophet (saws) said, "When one of you leaves the house he should say, 'Bismillah. Tawak kalto illalaah. La Hawla wala kuwata illa billaah.’ (In the name of Allah, I put my trust in Allah. There is no power or strength except with Allah). To him is said, 'This is sufficient for you. You are protected, saved, and guided.' The Shaytaan leaves him alone, saying to another Shaytaan, 'How can you tackle a man who is guided, saved, and well protected'.'

Related by Abu Daw'ud.


The meaning of the phrase quoted by you is as follows:

There is no power or strength, except with Allah; Who is the Most High, Most Mighty.


Whatever written of Truth and benefit is only due to Allah’s Assistance and Guidance, and whatever of error is of me. Allah Alone Knows Best and He is the Only Source of Strength.


Your Brother in Islam,






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